24 November 2014

Ghafla! Web Design Intern (Paid)

Ghafla! is a local entertainment website that attracts and serves large online audiences in Kenya
We are seeking to recruit an passionate and self- motivated individual to the position of Web Design Intern.

Job Ref: HR-SPIA-09-201 1

Job Purpose:
 The Best job entails making changes to the template and core of the Ghafla! website, creation of banners for advertisers, photo manipulation, video editing and hardware maintenance around the office.

Key result areas will include:

  • Revenue changes from template edits.
  • Quality of artwork created for clients.
  • Quality of videos made for Ghafla!
  • Fixing of computer issues around the office
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:
  • Under 25 years old
  • At LEAST one year’s worth working experience in a busy writing environment.
  • Knowledge of CMSes, especially template creation/editing.
  • Skills in CSS, HTML, Javascript and the LAMP stack.
  • Learned in Photoshop, Fireworks, or other similar software.
  • Experience working with VPS and dedicated servers.
Perks include:
  • Getting paid to party.
  • Food and snacks provided for at the office.
  • High speed internet with a general high-tech computing environment.
  • No restrictions on social media in the office.
… and many more.

If you are interested, please send your resume or enquiries to: hr@ghafla.co.ke

Human Resource or Business Internship at Kenya Five Talents

Five Talents Africa Solutions Ltd – An Events & Management Consultancy Firm has an opening for an Internship position.  

This is an exciting opportunity for Final year Diploma students studying Human Resource or Business related courses to gain exposure and hands on work experience.

Role Objective

To assist the Team bring to closure pending end-year Administrative and Human resource activities.


Assist with the following duties:-
  • Management of the Reception Area
  • Administrative duties such as drafting and proof reading documents
  • Data Entry and Filing of documents
  • Follow-up on debts whenever required and record all payments received
  • Petty cash management and
  • Any other duties as may be required by Management

Person Profile

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Reliable, honest and detail oriented
  • Good work ethics
  • Ability to follow-up on given tasks through to completion


  • Diploma holder in Human Resource Management or other business related courses.
  • IT Skills (MS-Office suite)
  • Secretarial skills will be an added advantage.
If you are confident that you meet the outlined Qualifications and Skills, kindly send your CV with 3 referees and cover letter to: info@fivetalentsafrica.com by Wednesday, 26th November, 2014.

Clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Africabs Tours Ltd Accounts Intern

Location: Nairobi

Brief background

We are a Tours and Travel Company that has extensive experience in customized Corporate and Individual Cab services, Corporate Car Leasing, Car Hire, Tours and Air Ticketing services. 

We seek to make positive contributions to corporate and individuals in direct ways through providing quality service, saving time, bridging the gap between operational efficiency and staff mobility, reducing costs associated with total cost of ownership of transport means and enhancing convenience in transport and travel services.

Position Summary

  • Manage daily activities of accounting department.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are accounted for and well administered
  • Ensure financial enquiries, complaints and suggestions are addressed and where necessary, forwarded to the Managing Director for attention


  • Diploma in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Working experience of 1 years and above
  • Computer literacy: Excellent working knowledge with worksheets together with experience in the use of accounting and financial management softwares.
  • Proven ability to set up accounting and administrative systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good communication skills. Fluent in English. (Written and spoken)

Job Functions

  • Maintains files, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation and other miscellaneous filings.
  • Types a variety of documents, reports, and records.
  • Keys daily worksheets to the general ledger system.
  • Prints daily accounts payable checks and inserts checks and invoices into envelopes for mailing.
  • Prepares requisitions for office, computer, and routine supply purchases.
  • Maintains regular contact with other departments to obtain and convey information and/or to     correct transactions.
  • Assists Administration Department personnel as needed.
  • Keeps management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong general administration and organisational skills
  • Operation of a computer and assigned office equipment.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Professional appearance in line with working within a corporate environment
  • Confidentiality and integrity.
  • Flexible, reliable and adaptable to changing situations
  • Meticulous / Thorough
Email: hr@africabstours.com

31 August 2014

IPPFAR External Relations and Advocacy Intern

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the world’s largest non-governmental organization working in the field of sexual and reproductive health information and services. 

It has 6 Regional Offices, (Western Hemisphere based in New York, East and South East Asia and Oceania Region in Malaysia, Arab World Region in Tunis, South Asia Region in India, European Network in Brussels and the Africa Region in Nairobi, Kenya). The International Secretariat is in London, UK.

The Member Associations are unique in that while being Member Associations of IPPF Africa Region and so members of an international NGO, they are also national organizations with national boards, staff, Constitutions, structures and autonomy.

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Africa Regional Office is looking to fill the position of Intern/ Resident Consultant - External Relations and Advocacy (Short – term).

Job Title: Intern / Resident Consultant - External Relations and Advocacy

Department: External Relations 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Responsible to: Senior Manager, External Relations and Advocacy

Job Purpose: The Intern / Resident Consultant - External Relations and Advocacy will support the External Relations and Advocacy Division in successfully implementing its goals. 

He/she is in cooperation with the Senior Manager and Communications Advisor responsible for the development and the implementation of one or several specific advocacy areas or projects

Key Tasks

  • Support the development and implementation of ERAs projects and events
  • Observe and analyse global and regional political processes in close cooperation with ERA team members and support the implementation of a communication strategy targeting key decision makers at different levels to effect desirable change
  • In agreement with the supervisor representing IPPFAR towards external stakeholders in the context of the areas of responsibility, like being member of working groups etc
  • Support the External Relations and Advocacy Team in preparing strategic recommendations to advance IPPFAR work
  • Support the External Relations Team in preparing regular reports, schedules and speeches according to IPPFAR guidelines and procedures
  • To support and guide on any relevant strategic opportunity and direction that may contribute to improve IPPFAR visibility and leadership.
  • To support in documentation, analysis and dissemination of internal and external information and best practices and coordinate the development of publicity materials online and in printed formats t support IPPF AR activities
  • Undertake any other duties that might be assigned his/her supervisor 


a) staff responsibilities carried by the job holder
  • None
b) Policies, plans. Programme and Financial responsibilities
  • Ensuring adherence to IPPFAR and ARO policies, values, procedures, rules and regulations and any other agreement between IPPFAR and partners.
  • Responsible for compiling and submitting to his/her supervisor the planned activities, budget and monitoring expenditure.
c) Advisory responsibilities carried by the job holder
  • The job holder advises the Head-ERA/SMT on any issues that may contribute to improve IPPFAR visibility and leadership in Africa.

Education & Qualifications

  • Relevant degree with experience in Documentation, Communications and/or Public Relations  

Professional Experience

  • Progressive working experience in Public Health and/or Reproductive Health


  • Fully conversant with use of new technology for communications and outreach, including the web and multimedia tools
  • Interpersonal and management skills
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of French and Portuguese is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills,
  • Innovations in communication and marketing 

Personal Competence

  • Subscribe to IPPF’s Policies, Mission, Vision, and values and IPPFAR’s, Procedures, rules and regulations
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Willingness to travel
  • Focus on continuous improved results/performance Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours

How to Apply

Interested persons should submit a CV including three referees and cover letter indicating educational background, experience, skills and why you think you are the best candidate for the position to: hroffice@ippfaro.org

Closing date: 05 Sep 2014

Energy Regulatory Commission Internship, Attachment and Apprenticeship Opportunities

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is inviting interested candidates from recognized universities and colleges to apply for three months’ internship, industrial attachment and apprenticeship placement in the Financial Year 2014/2015, that is, from 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015.

Candidates will be placed in the following Departments or Sections:
  • Economic Regulation
  • Legal Affairs
  • Human Resources & Administration
  • Procurement
  • Finance & Strategic Planning
  • Internal Audit
  • Petroleum
  • Electricity
  • Renewable Energy
  • Information Communication & Technology
  • Environment Health & Safety
  • Communications and Public Affairs
  • Registry

An application letter, attaching the following:
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • A valid copy of student accident cover will be required when starting the internship;
  • University/college transcripts ( for students who have completed);
  • Recommendation for attachment letter from the learning institution; and
  • A photo copy of the national identity card.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications to the address below at any time of the year indicating the preferred period of internship.

Director General,
Energy Regulatory Commission
Eagle Africa Centre,
Longonot Road, Upperhill
Box 42681, - 00100,

Email: info@erc.go.ke

EAGC Administration Graduate Interns

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with country offices in Uganda and Tanzania. 

Our members are key stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers, millers and processors drawn from within and outside the East Africa States. 

Our core mandate is to develop and promote orderly structured marketing systems and provide market information for grains so as to reduce transaction costs and eliminate barriers’ to regional trade

Reporting to the Country Program Managers in Uganda and Tanzania, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Keeping the reception area clean and tidy at all times
  • Delivering excellent customer service.
  • Dealing with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail.
  • Receiving incoming calls and making outgoing calls.
  • Receiving incoming mail and dispatching outgoing mail.
  • Maintaining a mailing list/directory for regular circulars and communication
  • Maintaining and updating the suppliers and service provider’s database.
  • Receiving visitors and directing visitors to relevant offices after clearance.
  • Maintaining an updated filing system.
  • Providing support in secretarial duties e.g. typing.
  • Providing support in the procurement of services.
  • Providing support in organization activities e.g. business fair, summit, conferences, field events.
  • Organizing travel logistics for staff e.g. booking tickets and hotel accommodation
  • Reporting any maintenance issues immediately including all furniture, fittings and equipment in the office.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity.
  • Highly organized.
  • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
If your background and competence match the above specifications, please send your application demonstrating how your qualifications and experience matches our requirements. 

It should include an updated C.V., your current remuneration package, valid email address, daytime contact number and full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to: hr@eagc.org copied to: dkiai@eagc.org by 12th September 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sales & Marketing Intern

Our client, a short term finance company, is looking for qualified interns to join their sales and marketing team.   

These interns should be outgoing, personable and prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Research and identify sales prospects.
  • Contact the sales prospects through phone calls and e-mail.
  • Collect prospect contacts of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Current University and College Students – Business related studies
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn.
  • Self-motivated, independent, quick learner
  • Result oriented with demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Able to achieve given targets
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multitask
  • Passionate with a great attitude
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills
To apply for this job click on this link http://ow.ly/y4cuh and fill out the application form; all applicants should clearly indicate position applied for.

NOTE: Applications without Curriculum Vitae will not be reviewed.

Deadline for Application is on September 14th 2014

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.